Category Archives: PT

PT Corner: Upper and Lower Limb Reduction Defects

[Source:  Beyond Basic Play] Since Microsoft’s Super Bowl commercial highlighted the life of a boy with congenital limb loss, I thought I would discuss the diagnosis here and share some resources for kiddos with limb loss. Upper and lower limb … Continue reading

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Finding a New Test for Children with Concussions

[Source:  Science Daily] Researchers at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital -The Neuro, at McGill University and the MUHC, are working to develop a much needed tool for helping diagnose concussions or mild traumatic brain injuries suffered by thousands of … Continue reading

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AFO’s and Gait in Children with Cerebral Palsy

[Source:  Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation via Your Therapy Source] The Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation published a retrospective analysis on the effects of ankle-foot orthoses (AFO) on the gait of children with diplegic cerebral palsy.  Data was analyzed from 601 … Continue reading

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Hot Jobs: Pediatric and EI Team Needed in the Lehigh Valley of PA

We are searching for a team of therapists to work with an Early Intervention caseload in the Lehigh Valley, specifically in the Allentown and Reading areas.    Positions are full and part-time and will build over time as new cases are … Continue reading

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Research Review: Physically Active Lessons and Academics

[Source: Your Therapy Source] Preventive Medicine published a systemic review on physically active (PA) lessons to increase physical activity during academic time. For a study to be included in the review is must have included the following criteria: 1. classroom lessons … Continue reading

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